Some of our top recommendations for everything around the mountain.
By Donovan | February 7th, 2008 | Comments Off
While the Inca Trail in Peru is sending 500 people per day up to Machu Picchu, Mount Kilimanjaro is still relatively relaxed and isn’t necessarily always an Ant Trail, as referenced in this ... [read on]
By Donovan | January 15th, 2008 | Comments Off
There are some mountaineering companies on Mt. Kilimanjaro who sell 6 days treks on the Machame route. The idea is to present tourists with more options, creating a cheaper price, and shorter amount of days. In my opinion, you should ... [read on]
By Donovan | December 11th, 2007 | Comments Off
There are many different schools of thought on malaria prevention, but this is a general idea of the malaria prevention options that most travel doctors prescribed to their patients.
250 mg. Take one tablet a day with a meal ... [read on]
By Ed | August 7th, 2007 | 3 Comments »
OK, you’ve been warned…
“But when I say that our sport is a hazardous one, I do not mean that when we climb mountains there is a large chance that we shall be killed, but that we ... [read on]
By Donovan | April 19th, 2007 | 32 Comments »
I apologize for bringing this post to the front page again, but we have had some updates to these trips.
If you are looking to join a group to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, ... [read on]
By Ed | April 12th, 2007 | Comments Off
“I’d been awake most of the night, struggling for breath in the meager air “
Jon Krakauer from “Into Thin Air”
No, this isn’t the newest diet fad or a way to stop someone from choking.
This is the name ... [read on]
By Donovan | March 26th, 2007 | Comments Off
It’s always sad to see this happen, but a climber on Kilimanjaro died. This seems to happen a few times per year, but it should not discourage you from going to climb the mountain yourself. There is a small handful, ... [read on]
By Donovan | March 22nd, 2007 | Comments Off
You know you are a true beer enthusiast, if you pack a beer all the way from the United States to Tanzania, Africa. And then you proceed to carry the beer for seven days up Africa’s ... [read on]
By Ed | March 19th, 2007 | Comments Off
This photograph shows the remote Moir campsite as we arrived. The knob on the upper right is the place we hiked to the second day to continue our acclimatization program.
The slog to Moir Camp was my toughest ... [read on]
By Donovan | February 22nd, 2007 | Comments Off
You don’t see or hear of many women porters on Mt. Kilimanjaro. It’s generally a man’s world on the mountain, as most of the women are at home, working on the farm, ... [read on]